International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part A (2016)
Impact of academic research on the job performance of teaching faculty in arts and science colleges in Coimbatore
Research is a vital part of teaching and learning process. Research is a central part of academic life of higher education and career. There are very close relationship between the research and the teaching–learning process as the uniqueness of this research involves interactions between a teacher, a learner and a context. The primary goal of research is to advance knowledge, while teaching is to develop and enhance abilities. This paper aims to examine impact of academic research on the job performance of teaching faculty in arts and science colleges Coimbatore. A sample of 50 teaching faculty working in various arts and science colleges in Coimbatore have been randomly selected as sample and primary data have been collected from them using a questionnaire. The data collected have been analysed using the statistical tools namely percentage analysis, Analysis of Variance (ANO-VA) and t-test. The results of the study show their socio-economic profile and research utilization which is very important for teaching profession and professional development. Hence it has been suggested that special interest may be shown on teaching faculty to encourage them to carry out their research work in order to improve their academic career.
How to cite this article:
Dr. S Suma Devi, Sumitha P. Impact of academic research on the job performance of teaching faculty in arts and science colleges in Coimbatore. Int J Appl Res 2016;2(1):34-37.